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Oct 21, 2012 7:30pm EDT
general james cole has told u.s. attorneys not to waste resources prosecuting patients or caregivers that are in clear compliance with state medical marijuana laws. >> james cole: our focus is really on keeping it away from children. our focus is keeping it out of the hands of organized crime. our focus is making sure that people aren't, through marijuana dispensaries, using it as a pretext to do large-scale interstate drug dealing. these are the areas where we're really trying to focus. >> kroft: so the message is, if you're licensed in the state of colorado and you follow the law, then you should be okay. >> cole: each case is going to rise and fall on its own unique facts. any of that is still in violation of the controlled substances act of the federal law. we're not interested in bothering people who are sick and are using it on the recommendation of a doctor. we are concerned with people who are using it as a pretext to become large-scale drug dealers. >> kroft: so it sounds like the federal government is tolerating it. >> kamin: it is tolerating it. and at the same time is, be
Sep 30, 2012 7:00pm PDT
, the enemy the u.s. went there to defeat is coming back, according to the two men who know more about this than anyone-- u.s. general john allen and afghan president hamid karzai. we interviewed both of them, and they were blunt about where the war stands and about an enemy tactic that's killing more and more americans. we arrived in the afghan capital just after four u.s. soldiers were gunned down by an afghan policeman who was with them in a firefight. it's what the u.s. military calls an "insider attack," when u.s. forces are killed by the afghans they're training and fighting with. last month, these attacks were the leading killer of american troops. it's a critical problem for general allen, whose job is to make sure afghan security forces take over the fight so u.s. soldiers can come home. you're in a tough spot right now. can you explain why the sudden increase in these attacks? >> general john allen: well, i'm mad as hell about them, to be honest with you. we're going to get after this. it reverberates everywhere across the united states. you know, we're... we're willing
Oct 7, 2012 7:30pm EDT
industry the u.s. invented and once dominated, but no more. now, huawei is aggressively pursuing a foothold in the united states, hoping to build the next generation of digital networks here. it's prompted an outcry in washington and a year-long investigation by the house intelligence committee that has raised concerns about national security, chinese espionage, and huawei's murky connections to the chinese government. huawei's world headquarters is located on this sprawling google-esque campus in shenzhen, not far from hong kong. china's first international conglomerate is a private company, ostensibly owned by its 140,000 employees, but exactly how that works and other details of corporate governance are closely held secrets. what we do know is that huawei is now the world leader in designing and building fourth- generation communication networks, known as 4-g, the latest technology for moving high volumes of phone calls, data, and high definition video. its innovative low-cost systems have already captured markets in africa, latin american and europe. now, with huawei eyeing pot
Oct 28, 2012 7:00pm PDT
states." >> pelley: to reach them, she went to a seminar and heard about the u.s. export-import bank, the government's credit agency for foreign trade. >> fulton: and i sat right behind fred, who's the president of the export-import bank. and so when he got done speaking, i went running outside to the car, because i saw a group of gentlemen standing there. and i said, "who's driving fred?" guy said, "me, chris." i said, "you're my new best friend. get him to eat these pickles before he gets on the plane because i want to export this year." >> pelley: you got some pickles to the driver of the head of the export-import bank? >> fulton: yes, sir. and we exported that year. >> pelley: pretty good trick. >> fulton: you got to think out of the jar, you know? if you're selling pickles, you better be creative. what's made us successful is what's made every american company successful, and that's hard work and not taking "no" for an answer. if somebody tells me "no," scott, i say, "okay, that means timing's not right, but you'll want my pickles." >> pelley: "no" means "go"? >> fulton: it does
Oct 14, 2012 7:00pm PDT
a disorganized grouping of militias into a coherent force. but it also works closely with the u.s. government to identify credible rebel officers, like colonel oqaidi, and report on their progress. >> nana: these commanders, they vow to protect civilians. they vow to protect democracy. they vow to obey international laws. >> ward: making vows is easy; sticking to them is much harder. how can you be sure that these men are going to stick to those vows? >> nana: well, this is what you do. you... you provide and you check, and you provide and you check, and you provide and you check. and you make sure that they are standing for their values. >> ward: to check on them, dr. nana makes frequent and often dangerous trips into syria. you have a good life in florida. you have a wife, you have two beautiful children. why do you make those trips? >> nana: we saw all the horrible videos in youtube. i never forget that... the al houla massacre where children were slaughtered. there is a girl who is around two years or three years and a half, the same age as my daughter... i never forget that v
Oct 30, 2012 9:00pm EDT
segal is an assistant u.s. attorney in sacramento who prosecuted barksdale. in october 2011, he's back in court, ready to put this massive case to bed. >> there we are in the morning, and it's time for neisha jackson, actually, to be sentenced. her lawyer's there, and i'm there. the judge is there. but no jackson. >> narrator: as time passes, jackson's lawyer says she's gotten a phone call from her client. jackson says she's not there because she's in the hospital. segal isn't buying it. >> given that the entire nature of this case was using the phones for fraud, i only would have been comfortable if i had seen jackson right in front of me. >> narrator: his doubts are soon backed up. >> somebody went to the hospital and she was not in the hospital. she was on the run. >> narrator: the u.s. marshals service is searching for neisha jackson. she's a fugitive from justice, and the feds say it's likely she's using her criminal know-how to fund her life on the run. bozeman, montana. a gateway to yellowstone national park, it's a long day's drive from barksdale and jackson's home in sacrament
Oct 9, 2012 9:00pm EDT
state. in the first decade of the 21st century, big american firms cut around 3 million jobs in the u.s., while adding almost as many overseas. no company went global more aggressively than general electric, the conglomerate that makes everything from refrigerators to m.r.i. machines to jet engines. yet as lesley stahl reported in october 2011, when president obama was looking for someone to help get americans back to work, he recruited a most unlikely candidate: the republican ceo of general electric, jeff immelt. >> the mood is dark. people are pissed. why not try to do better? >> jeff immelt talked about his czarship at a gathering of g.e. managers. >> you know, i grew up in cincinnati, ohio, and my parents are really right-wingers. my dad watches, like, five or six hours of fox news every day and stuff like that. so i called home and said, "hey, just to give you a heads-up, you know, i'm gonna be with the president, and he's asked me to lead this jobs council." and my mother said, "well, you said no, of course, didn't you?" [laughing] i said, "no, mom, that's not what i said." [chee
Oct 3, 2012 12:00am EDT
your own survival. >> and what's wrong with that? [ticking] >> when the u.s. oil companies came here in the '40s and '50s, the americans moved into the area with their families and developed it to suit their tastes and their way of life. they created a replica of american suburbia. today you could be in the outskirts of houston or los angeles. it's almost like it's an enclave within saudi arabia. it's--different from the rest of the country. >> yes, that's true, because-- >> very different. it kept a lot of the american ways. >> yes, of course. >> but blocked off from the rest. >> they are good ways. there's nothing wrong with it. these were their excellent ways. >> welcome to 60 minutes on cnbc. i'm morley safer. in this edition, we follow the flow of big oil from massive, mega billion dollar oil fields in saudi arabia to the u.s. where wall street refines the oil into a mega billion dollar commodity. we begin with a look back to 2008 when the price of oil, theoretically tied to supply and demand, suddenly became untethered. storage tanks were full, yet the price skyrocketed from $69 a
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